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Minnesota State Lawmakers Must Act Now or Risk Losing Billions in Federal Infrastructure Funds

State lawmakers urged to return for special session to provide matching funds to unlock federal investments from the 2021 infrastructure law.
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June 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ - With Minnesota at severe risk of losing out on billions of federal dollars from the federal Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act (IIJA), the corporate sustainability organization Ceres is calling on Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz to convene a special legislative session to access those needed funds.

Bridging Society to a Lower-Emissions Future

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At Enbridge, we’re committed to bridging society to a lower-emissions future. We’ve set goals to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2050. And to get there, we’re embracing new technologies, modernizing our equipment, lowering the carbon intensity of the energy we deliver, and pioneering cleaner energy sources.

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Ecocentricity Blog: Embracing Clean Technologies, Even If We Don't Have All of the Answers Yet

By: John A. Lanier
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There are now multiple times that I’ve heard people question the merits of solar panels and lithium ion batteries by citing how hard they are to recycle. To me, these questions miss the mark. We absolutely need to address the end-of-life concerns with these technologies, and smart people are working on that, but they are still technologies that society should wholeheartedly embrace.

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There are now multiple times that I’ve heard people question the merits of solar panels and lithium ion batteries by citing how hard they are to recycle. To me, these questions miss the mark. We absolutely need to address the end-of-life concerns with these technologies, and smart people are working on that, but they are still technologies that society should wholeheartedly embrace.

ACEC Honors Mid-Coast Trolley Blue Line, International Gateway Bridge

California transportation projects recognized with Grand Awards at the annual ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards; among a total of eight WSP USA projects honored.
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WASHINGTON, June 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Two WSP USA projects, the Mid-Coast Trolley Blue Line Extension in San Diego and the International Gateway Bridge in Long Beach, were winners of national Grand Awards at the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) 2022 Engineering Excellence Awards competition.

WSP Infrastructure Index: 80 Percent of Americans Support Equity in Infrastructure Spending Over Improvements in Their Own Communities

New survey in partnership with The Harris Poll reveals 86 percent of Americans also favor spending more on quality infrastructure rather than realizing near-term savings.
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WASHINGTON, May 31, 2022 /3BL Media/ - WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, today released its new WSP Infrastructure Index that gauges Americans’ views on how the Biden Administration’s $1 trillion Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, should be spent.

What Climate Solutions Work Best in Georgia?

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Drawdown Georgia is a "leaderfull" initiative that involves multiple stakeholders.

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Drawdown Georgia is a "leaderfull" initiative that involves multiple stakeholders.

EarthX Supports the Rebuilding of Tonga

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On April 14th, EarthX and MoanaPasifika launched TongaStrong a joint-fundraising campaign to support the people of Tonga as they rebuild their communities in the aftermath of January’s volcanic eruption.

V2X Demo Day on The Ray Highway

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Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), The Ray, Kia Georgia and Panasonic recently held a press conference to demonstrate the benefits of a connected vehicle (CV) technology in action in a real-world environment.

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Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), The Ray, Kia Georgia and Panasonic recently held a press conference to demonstrate the benefits of a connected vehicle (CV) technology in action in a real-world environment.

Circularity in Transportation Panel Hosted by The Ray

The Ray, Pirelli Tire, Novelis and Cox Automotive
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The Ray recently hosted a virtual panel to discuss the industry’s most innovative circular economy solutions in transportation with representatives from Georgia’s leading organizations in the industry: Pirelli Tire, Novelis and Cox Automotive.

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The Ray recently hosted a virtual panel to discuss the industry’s most innovative circular economy solutions in transportation with representatives from Georgia’s leading organizations in the industry: Pirelli Tire, Novelis and Cox Automotive.

As Federal Funding Opportunities Begin, Businesses Urge States to Invest in Energy Efficiency

Expanding energy efficiency programs can help states create good jobs, reduce pollution, and help businesses and residents save money on energy costs.
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May 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Dozens of large companies, trade organizations, institutions, efficiency advocates, and energy consumers are imploring policymakers in states across the country to take advantage of an influx in federal funds by investing in energy efficiency programs.

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